Show picks Punk back up to the apron, but Punk stuns Show and backs him up into a belly to back suplex from Cena. Cena calls for the five knuckle shuffle, but he's clotheslined out of nowhere by Punk. Punk heads to the top rope and leaps off with a huge elbow drop to Big Show. Show tosses Punk across the ring to break the count. Punk hits Show with a big kick to the side of the head and a reverse STO to Show, who's on his knees. Punk locks in something that almost looks like the LaBell lock, but Show fights out of it.
Cena hits Show with a big shoulder block before locking in the STF. Show gets to his feet with Cena on his back and squashes him in the corner. Cena leaps out of the corner with a cross body, but he's caught and slammed by Show. Punk surprises Show and takes him out. He runs into the corner hitting Show with a running knee. He backs up and hits a second running knee, then a third. Punk tries for the bulldog, but Show pushes him away. Cena heads to the top and drops the leg to the back of Show's neck. Punk locks in a submission, and Cena clamps on the STF and Show is forced to tap. The bell rings, and everyone is confused.
While Cena and Punk argue with the ref, they're interrupted by AJ Lee's music, and the Raw GM skips her way down to the ring. AJ asks for the mic. AJ smiles and looks at both men before saying restart the match.
"Show catches both men around the throat and hits a double chokeslam. He pins Cena but Cena kicks out. Punk also kicks out. Show calls for the WMD. He tries for it on Cena but Cena ducks and shoulders Show. Cena hits the AA. Punk throws Cena from the ring and pins Show, getting the three count.
Winner and STILL WWE Champion: CM Punk
Following the match, Cena looks shocked as he realizes that Punk stole the victory right out from under him. Punk celebrates with his belt, playing to the crowd.
- We see Vince McMahon’s star on the Walk of Fame and see some celebrities in the crowd. Fred Durst flips the camera off. Former WCW Champion David Arquette has a title belt in the crowd. Maria Menounos is wearing a t-shirt with Bob Backlund and Pat Patterson.
- They plug WWE Studios’ The Day and we see the cast in the crowd.
- Highlights from the pre-show with Antonio Cesaro winning the United States Title from Santino Marella are shown.
- Lillian Garcia introduces Kevin Rudolph who's out to sing the SummerSlam theme song 'Don't Give Up'. The crowd pretty audibly boos, and despite all the shots of ringside personalities dancing, Time for a bathroom break.
- It is time for a looong recap of Brock Lesnar/Triple H situation.
Brock Lesnar vs. Triple H
Brock Lesnar is out to the ring first, and the monstrous man gets a pretty big initial pop as he makes his way into the arena.
After a long wait, Triple H makes his way out to the ring next, and The Game gets a great reaction from the fans in the Staples Center.
The bell rings and the lights dim for formal ring introductions, which we DIDN'T EVEN GET FOR THE WWE CHAMPIONSHIP MATCH!
The lights come up and the bell rings. Lesnar takes Hunter right into the corner and buries his shoulder in Hunter's midsection. Hunter tries to fight out, but Lesnar backs him up again and tries for the kimura lock. Lesnar james Hunter back into the corner and tries for the kimura again. Hunter grabs on to the ropes but Lesnar wont let go. Hunter backs Lesnar into the corner and hits him with knees to the gut before clotheslining him over the top and to the outside. Lesnar heads back into the ring and takes Hunter into the corner, hitting him with a big clothesline before running into a high knee and being clotheslined over the top and to the outside again.
Lesnar takes his time getting back into the ring. Lesnar takes off his gloves, exposing his bare fists. Lesnar takes Hunter down to the mat and blasts him with a fist to the back of the head. Hunter rolls to the outside and Lesnar follows. Lesnar fights off Hunter and punches away before picking him up and slamming him on the announcer's table while trapping Hunter's arm in a keylock hold. He doesn't dismantle anything though, so it doesn't break. Lesnar rolls back into the ring and hypes himself up. Hunter manages to get back to the ring and Lesnar drags him in, hitting him with a knee before hitting another keylock slam.
Lesnar goes for the kimura before simply wrapping Hunter's arm around the top rope and yanking hard. Lesnar drops Hunter to the mat and kicks away at Hunter's arm. Hunter catches LEsnar with a kick to the gut, and Lesnar again goes for the kimura. He tosses Hunter into the corner shoulder first. Lesnar picks Hunter up to his feet, shouldering him. Hunter fights out, but Brock ducks a clothesline and launches Hunter with a German suplex.
Lesnar stands on Hunter's hand and stomps down on the arm. Hunter rolls out to the apron and hangs Lesnar up throat first on the top rope. Lesnar and Hunter square off in the middle of the ring and Hunter drops Lesnar with a DDT. Lesnar goes for the kimura again, wrapping Hunter up again and dropping him down in a slam on his arm. Lesnar stands over Hunter and lays in with knees and clubbing blows. Hunter rolls to the outside and Lesnar is quick to follow. Lesnar whips Hunter into the ring steps.
Lesnar picks Hunter up and backs him up hard into the Spanish announce table. Lesnar flips the table on its side and climbs up on top of it, leaping off with a flying fist to Hunter. Lesnar picks up Hunter and brings him back into the ring. Hunter hits Lesnar with rights to the gut. Lesnar rolls up Hunter for a two count. Hunter drills Lesnar... (Continues on next page)